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Survey suggests economy could lead to cybercrime increase

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Results of a study showing that companies around the world are facing increased risks of cybertheft points to a need for businesses to take extra steps in protecting intellectual property, according to Purdue University experts. Led by antivirus software giant McAfee Inc., the study, titled “Unsecured Economics: Protecting Vital Information,” found […] Read the full story

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National information security experts to speak at Purdue symposium

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Some of the top names in information security will highlight a March 24-25 symposium at Purdue University. Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security, also known as CERIAS, will host its 10th annual information security symposium in the university’s Lawson Computer Science Building. The event is scheduled […] Read the full story

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Professor, students build scooter based on Tai Chi principles

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Motorized scooters controlled through the use of handlebars are a frequent sight on sidewalks, but a Purdue University professor and his students have built a scooter that relies more heavily on the rider’s sense of balance. Henry Zhang, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering technology, along with four students, spent several […] Read the full story

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New Madrid fault system may be shutting down

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The New Madrid fault system does not behave as earthquake hazard models assume and may be in the process of shutting down, a new study shows. A team from Purdue and Northwestern universities analyzed the fault motion for eight years using global positioning system measurements and found that it is much […] Read the full story

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 September 2019